Happy New Year, folks!
... what do you mean I'm late? R u d e.
Something I'm hoping to get better at in the new year is finding good fill! Let's just say it's a work in progress - but practice here does make... well, not perfect, but at very least better. I was going to clue the starred clues with "?" clues at first, but everything I could come up with for 16A was either "bleh" or "Yikes", so y'all get this. Hope y'all enjoy!